Solution Provides Fully Managed Hybrid Cloud Solutions Across 150 Equinix Data Centers
Los Angeles and Redwood City, Calif. April 27, 2017 — Unitas Global, the leading enterprise cloud solution provider, and Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced a collaboration to deliver bundled hybrid cloud services to the enterprise. Through this offering, enterprises gain turnkey access to a fully managed hybrid cloud service, eliminating the need to build and operate their own IT infrastructure. Based on the Unitas multi-cloud orchestration system and available across all 150 Equinix data centers worldwide, the solution combines Unitas Global’s managed cloud design and deployment services together with Equinix colocation and interconnection solutions, including Performance Hub and Equinix Cloud Exchange.
Highlights / Key Facts
- The bundled solution delivers unique service offerings that include space, power, network, compute, storage, cloud software, Equinix Cloud Exchange direct cloud connections, cross-connects, bandwidth, and management—all dedicated to a single client, offered at one monthly price, and managed by a single vendor. As part of the solution, customers can also deploy an Equinix Performance Hub, giving them the ability to efficiently deploy IT and cloud resources at the edge, closest to their end-users, thus increasing global network and application performance.
- Unitas’ multi-cloud orchestration system connects to Platform Equinix, a platform connecting myriad providers across its global ecosystem. The offering enables on-demand, customizable options for enterprises leveraging hybrid cloud solutions as part of an Interconnection Oriented Architecture (IOA). Equinix customers gain access to a streamlined cloud enablement process that decreases time-to-market and provides management capabilities to handle business-critical workloads and multiple application requirements.
- Due to the unique needs of enterprise businesses, all solutions are customizable with migration, network management, security, disaster recovery, and additional managed service solutions.
Grant Kirkwood, Founder and CTO, Unitas Global:
“Equinix was an obvious partner for Unitas when determining where to deploy our new hybrid cloud solution. Together with Equinix, we are committed to enabling global cloud adoption and digital transformation within the enterprise. Through Equinix’s interconnection platforms and vast provider network, Unitas can quickly turn-up customized hybrid cloud solutions and support global enterprises with solutions ranging from IT outsourcing, to cloud security and big data, to disaster recovery and access to our proprietary health monitoring platform, Unitas Atlas™.”
Greg Adgate, vice president of global technology partners and alliances, Equinix:
“By providing hybrid cloud solutions as a fully managed service, this new offering allows customers to focus on their business applications leveraging a true end-to-end hybrid cloud deployment model. Equinix’s global footprint allows Unitas Global to offer its easy-to-consume, cloud-enablement capabilities around the world with the added benefits of our fully owned and operated data center infrastructure and interconnection services.”
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Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 41 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies. www.equinix.com.
About Unitas Global
Unitas Global is a leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions. Each solution provides clients with custom, highly secure and cloud-based IT environments that are easy-to- consume, fully managed and backed by an end-to- end SLA, guaranteeing application uptime. By offloading day-to-day infrastructure operations to Unitas Global, our clients are able to refocus and optimize their internal IT resources toward their business-centric initiatives. Unitas is headquartered in Los Angeles, with clients and locations spanning the globe. For more information, please visit www.unitasglobal.com.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements which are based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations discussed in such forward-looking statements, including statements related to the acquisition of ICT Center’s data center operating business in Zurich, Switzerland and the expected benefits from the acquisition. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to, unanticipated costs or difficulties relating to the integration of companies or assets we have acquired or will acquire into Equinix, including the ICT-Center data center assets; the challenges of acquiring, operating and constructing IBX centers and developing, deploying and delivering Equinix services; a failure to receive significant revenue from customers in recently built out or acquired data centers; failure to complete any financing arrangements contemplated from time to time; competition from existing and new competitors; the ability to generate sufficient cash flow or otherwise obtain funds to repay new or outstanding indebtedness; the loss or decline in business from our key customers; and other risks described from time to time in Equinix’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In particular, see Equinix’s recent quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which are available upon request from Equinix. Equinix does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this press release.
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